Nigeria soccer

By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 2nd, 2013
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Nigeria have overlooked Newcastle striker Shola Ameobi for their 2013 Africa Cup of Nations squad after he failed to answer their telephone calls. Ameobi was named in the preliminary squad by coach Stephen Keshi. But it was later announced by Newcastle boss Alan Pardew that the 31-year-old would not ...
By benim
In News
Dec 3rd, 2010
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The biggest challenge that new Super Eagles head coach, Samson Siasia, will be facing is turning the erratic side into a deadly attacking team that was once the hallmark of Nigeria national teams. An analysis of all the strikers that Nigeria ever paraded sadly reveals that the past is better than the...
By benim
In News
Nov 26th, 2010
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The Super Falcons on Thursday in Germany suffered an embarrassing 8-0 defeat at the hands of Germany in an international friendly match played in the city of Leverkusen. It was the worst defeat to be inflicted upon the Super Falcons by any side since their equally embarrassing 8-0 defeat to Norway at...
By benim
In Nigerian Soccer
Nov 26th, 2010
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The worldwide players’ union FIFPro and FIFA today announced the 55 players shortlisted for the FIFA/FIPro World XI 2010 (see full list below), which is to be revealed at the FIFA Ballon d’Or gala in Zurich on 10 January 2011. FIFA The 50,000 professional footballers belonging to the players’ unions ...
By benim
In Nigerian Soccer
Nov 11th, 2010
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Torino’s coach, Franco Lerda can call on the services of the Nigeria international Christian Obodo for the trip to Reggina on Saturday. Obodo (26 years) has returned to the club from Nigeria, where he went to pay the last respects to his father, and is a candidate to play against high flying Re...
By benim
In Nigerian Soccer
Nov 9th, 2010
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Nigeria’s rave-of-the-moment, Emmanuel Emenike is almost on his way out of his modest Turkish club Karabükspor. In recent months, the 23-year-old Nigerian forward has been linked with some of the big clubs in Russia and Turkey, especially Galatasaray. After his hat-trick destroyed Bucaspor on S...